## Abstract

There are various fingerprint prediction models but it is difficult to determine which model is ideal based on one performance measure. This paper looked at four machine learning methods and one statistical method: k-Nearest Neighbour (k-NN), Artificial Neural Network (ANN), Decision Trees (DT), Support Vector Machine (SVM) and Linear Regression (LR). The performance of the classifiers is evaluated in terms of the following performance measures: Root Mean Square Error (RMSE), Mean Absolute Error (MAE), Relative Absolute Error (RAE), Root Relative Squared Error (RRSE), Correlation Coefficient (CC) and time taken to build the model. The assessment was done using the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) fingerprint image database. Examining the performance of the classifiers showed DT method to be better than all other compared methods.

Original language | English |
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Pages (from-to) | 311-316 |

Number of pages | 6 |

Journal | ICIC Express Letters |

Volume | 7 |

Issue number | 2 |

Publication status | Published - 2013 |

Externally published | Yes |

## Keywords

- Classifier
- Fingerprint
- Machine leaning
- Performance measures
- Prediction